Dr. Kaye Wilkins awarded the N. Balachandran Professorship in Paediatric Orthopaedics by the National University of Singapore Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The N Balachandran Visiting Professorship in Paediatric Orthopaedics was established in 2007 in memory of Prof. N Balachandran, one of the pioneers of Orthopaedics in Singapore. The aim of the Professorship is to build up Singapore’s expertise and capability in the area of Paediatric Orthopaedics. Internationally renowned paediatric orthopaedic surgeons are invited to spend some time with us to teach and do scientific exchange with the staff.
2012 N Balachandran Professor in Paediatric Orthopaedics - Kaye E Wilkins.

UT Health Science Center Orthopaedic Surgeon removes 12 year-old boy's bone tumor without amputation

Just six months ago, 12-year-old Joe Cedillo was in extreme pain and unable to sleep. At first, his mother thought her little league baseball pitcher just fell or caught the ball wrong, but when his condition didn't improve, she took her slugger to the doctor and got an answer she never expected. Thanks to an X-ray, doctors discovered he had a deadly tumor growing in his arm.
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Dr. Rajiv Rajani discusses how obesity has has led to an increase in osteoarthritis, particularly in the knees and hips.

Bone Up On Knee and Joint Health
More than a million people undergo a hip or knee replacement surgery every year. What are the best, most effective ways for the 50-plus set to keep their knees and hips in good shape?
By Jeff Schnaufer
CTW Features
Here’s a little-known fact: For some people, with every pound they gain, it can feel like 5 to 7 extra pounds for their knees. So if you gain 10 pounds by the time you are 50, your knees may feel like they are lugging around at least 50 more pounds.


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